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Paloma Barhaugh-Bordas' Photo

Barhaugh-Bordas, Paloma

Assistant Professor
jbarhaug@ur.rochester.edu | (720) 480-6767
Sage Art Center
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Interests: Reproducible media; Research-based studio practices; Social rituals; The combining of art and design

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Berlo, Janet Catherine

Professor, Art History/Visual and Cultural Studies
janetberlo@rochester.edu | (585) 275-4168
513 Morey Hall

Interests: Native American art and visual culture; the politics of representation; museum studies and critique; quilt, craft, and “folk art” ; history and historiography; issues of materiality both old and new

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Carl Chiarenza

Chiarenza, Carl

Professor Emeritus
Artist in Residence
carl.chiarenza@gmail.com | (585) 442-1751
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Peter Christensen

Christensen, Peter

Assistant Professor of Art History
peter.christensen@rochester.edu | (585) 276-7173
516 Morey Hall
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Interests: 19th and 20th century architectural history; Geopolitical theory and its impact on architecture; Historicism; History and aesthetics of infrastructure and industry; Critical digital humanities; Cartography and architecture

Photo credit: Dorothea Tuch

Crimp, Douglas

Fanny Knapp Allen Professor of Art History and Professor of Visual and Cultural Studies
douglas.crimp@rochester.edu | (585) 273-5622
518 Morey Hall

Interests: Contemporary art; criticism and theory; dance and dance film

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Duro, Paul

Professor, Art History/Visual and Cultural Studies
paul.duro@rochester.edu | (585) 275-9262
519 Morey Hall

Interests: theories of imitation; history painting; hierarchy of the genres; theories of the sublime; frame discourse and analysis; word and image studies; travel writing

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Haidu, Rachel

Associate Professor, Art History
Director for Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
rachel.haidu@rochester.edu | (585) 275-4112
520 Morey Hall

Interests: Modern, postwar and contemporary art; Eastern European postwar and contemporary art; artist's films and videos; contemporary painting; history of photography; national identity and transnationalism; critical theory and poststructuralist theory; feminism, gender and race studies; visual studies

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Heather Layton

Layton, Heather

Senior Lecturer
heather.layton@rochester.edu | (585) 275-3832
Sage Art Center

Interests: Contemporary art; Painting; Art as activism; Storytelling; Magical realism; Mexican religious art; Democratic dialogue; Intrinsic motivation

Evelyne Leblanc-Roberge

Leblanc-Roberge, Evelyne

Assistant Professor of Art & Lens Based Media
evelyne.leblanc-roberge@rochester.edu | (585) 273-5567
Sage Art Center
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Interests: Photography and Video Installation; Representation of Space; Site-Specificity ; Frame Theory; Trompe l'oeil; Book Making; Maps and Floor Plans; Notion(s) of time; Fictions and Documents

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Lewis, Jacob W.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History
Associate Academic Director for Photographic Preservation and Collections Management Program
jacobwlewis@rochester.edu | (585) 275-4285
522 Morey Hall

Interests: History of photography; Nineteenth-century French art; Critical theory of technology; History of the printed image; Twentieth-century American art

Lihong Liu

Liu, Lihong

Assistant Professor of Art History
l.liu@rochester.edu | (585 ) 275-4169
523 Morey Hall

Interests: Chinese art; Critical theories; Landscape and environment; Art, science, and technology; Material culture; Transcultural studies

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Cary Peppermint doing acoustic radar research during a residency at the Center for Land Use Interpretation

Peppermint, Cary

Associate Professor of Art and Digital Media Studies
cpepperm@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-5994
Sage Art Center
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Interests: Art in the Anthropocene; Art Apps for Mobile Devices; Digital Art and New Media Studies; Environmental Art and Humanities; Food Studies; Psychogeography; Experimental Video Art

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Saab, A. Joan

Associate Professor, Art History/Visual and Cultural Studies
Chair for Department of Art and Art History
joan.saab@rochester.edu | (585) 275-7922
506 Morey Hall

Interests: Twentieth-century American cultural history; media and culture; urban and community studies; popular culture; cultural studies; aesthetic categories and values

Grace Seiberling

Seiberling, Grace

Associate Professor
grace.seiberling@rochester.edu | (585) 275-4169
523 Morey Hall

Interests: Nineteenth-century painting and photography, especially Impressionism; Early British photography; Museums

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Allen Topolski

Topolski, Allen

Associate Professor
Undergraduate Advisor for Studio Arts
allen.topolski@rochester.edu | (585) 275-3994
Sage Art Center
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Interests: Studio production that incorporates found materials and a variety of processes to explore nostalgia and memory in technologies of domesticity and convenience.

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Sharon Willis

Willis, Sharon

Professor, Art and Art History/Visual and Cultural Studies
sharon.willis@rochester.edu | (585) 275-5757
517 Morey Hall

Interests: Film history and theory; visual and cultural studies; women's studies and feminist theory; comparative literature and critical theory; French cinema; 19th and 20th century French literature